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trou Syllabification: trou

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of trou in English:

plural noun

(in phrase drop trou) informal
Pull down one’s pants, especially in public as a humorous stunt.
Example sentences
  • You can sew butt protectors into the seat of your pants, but don't be surprised if you're asked to drop trou.
  • So he dropped his guard as he dropped trou and commenced his downward spiral.
  • Thus Tiffany, Jerry, and Natalie drop trou, as well as everything else, and their extended full frontal aerobics gets them the much-needed publicity they seek.


Early 20th century: short for trousers; the phrase drop trou is first recorded in the 1960s.

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